GreenPeak appoints veteran Rohrer as chairman
September 06, 2010 // Peter Clarke
GreenPeak Technologies BV, a pioneer of battery-free wireless communications, has announced the appointment of semiconductor industry veteran Hans Rohrer as non-executive chairman of the board.
Rohrer started his career in the semiconductor industry at Texas Instruments, was general manager of National Semiconductor Europe before becoming European president of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and then CEO of Zetex plc prior to the sale of Zetex to Diodes Inc. Rohrer serves as senior vice president for business development with Diodes Inc.
"Hans brings to GreenPeak an unrivalled reputation and invaluable network of contacts at the highest level of the industry worldwide as well as to the channel, suppliers and potential customers. This will provide immediate value and contribution to the growth of our company in preparing it for its next stage," said Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak (Utrecht, The Netherlands), in a statement.
"The GreenPeak team is highly experienced and has an extraordinary opportunity to meet the needs of the fast-growing wireless sensor networking market by adding ultra low power features to create maintenance-free and battery-free solutions in remote controls and other residential control and home automation applications," said Rohrer in the same statement.
For further information visit: www.greenpeak.comAll news
Chip market growth was strong Q1 in US, China
May 05, 2015
The global chip market continued to be a tale of contrasting fortunes with Europe and Japanese markets contracting and the ...
Knowles buys Audience for $85 million
Apple to cash on watch, says IHS
Webcams move to 4K panoramic video
Single material battery is safer, simpler and more efficient
Emergency brake relies solely on video signal
May 04, 2015
Bosch succeeded in implementing an emergency brake assistant that gets all necessary data exclusively from a stereo video ...
UltraHaptics promises airborne tactile interfaces
Quantum computing now has an OS
Smartphone plug-in microscope can image and size DNA molecules
- Automotive Designs Demand Low EMI Synchronous Buck Converters
- Smart Capacitive Design Tips
- Wireless MCUs and IoT
- Battery Management System Tutorial
InterviewInfineon: CAN FD success goes at the expense of FlexRay
The faster version of the venerable CAN bus, CAN FD is currently taking off at several carmakers. Infineon's Thomas Böhm, Head of Body / Automotive, believes this could well go at the expense of FlexRay. ...
Filter WizardCheck out the Filter Wizard Series of articles by Filter Guru Kendall Castor-Perry which provide invaluable practical Analog Design guidelines.
Linear video channel
READER OFFERRead more
In this month's reader offer, Analog Devices is giving away five Blackfin Low-Power Imaging Platform (BLIP) Development Systems (ADZS-BF707-BLIP2), worth 199 dollars each, for EETimes Europe's readers to win.
Targeting demanding ultra-low-power, real-time applications for image sensing and advanced audio, the development platform leverages the company’s ADSP-BF707BBCZ-4 Blackfin processor as...MORE INFO AND LAST MONTH' WINNERS...
December 15, 2011 | Texas instruments | 222901974
Unique Ser/Des technology supports encrypted video and audio content with full duplex bi-directional control channel over a single wire interface.